8 Diverse Northern California Pinot Noirs Up to 91 Points

New reviews of reds from Sonoma, Carneros and Mendocino, many priced less than $30

8 Diverse Northern California Pinot Noirs Up to 91 Points
Hanzell sits at the southern tip of the Mayacamas mountain range, and produces both noteworthy Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. (Courtesy of Hannah Henry)
Mar 28, 2022

Pinot Noir thrives in California, particularly in regions near the Pacific Ocean. Many of Northern California’s vineyards have some coastal influence, some more than others, making them ideal for the grape. This week’s selection highlights wines made in various styles by Northern California wineries.

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